"It's a great pragmatic solution that delivers real results."

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"Our teams and our partners have access to this 24/7 so they can now download what they need at any time. It saves days and shipping fees, customs problems, everything."

Young & Rubicam, Kathy Dzielak


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Technical Specifications for WebNative Suite


See below to learn what's included when you purchase WebNative Suite, and for details on technical system requirements.

What’s included when you buy Xinet® WebNative® Suite

The following components are included with your purchase of a WebNative Suite server license:

  • Four Macintosh production user-accounts—allowing concurrent users to connect over AFP and mount a server volume onto their Macintosh client desktops. Additional Macintosh production users can be added to the license as needed.

  • An unrestricted number of web user-accounts—providing users with access to the server from any standard web browser application running on Macintoshes or Microsoft Windows-compatible PCs.

  • An unrestricted number of metadata fields on the server, an unrestricted number of files on the server, and an unrestricted amount of data on the server (within the limits determined by hardware, RAID size, and hard drive size).
  • Contact Xinet Technical Support or your Authorized Xinet Integrator if you have further questions about equipment specifications or server configurations. See also the Xinet server guidelines.

    Supported servers and client machines for WebNative Suite

    The following servers and client machines are supported by WebNative Suite.

    Supported WebNative Server Platforms

    WebNative Suite 17.0 and WebNative Archive run on a set of server platforms as follows:

  • Apple Macintosh OS X: 10.5 and 10.6 (Intel only)
  • Microsoft Windows Server: 2003, 2008 and 2008r2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6: 32-bit and 64-bit, AS and ES/Base and Advanced
  • Silicon Graphics Altix* 450 and 4700: SUSE Linux SLES 10
  • Sun Microsystems Solaris SPARC 10
  • *WebNative Archive is not available for Silicon Graphics Altix platforms.

    Supported WebNative Portal Platforms

    WebNative Portal software interacts with any of the above WebNative servers and runs on the following platforms:

  • Apple Macintosh OS X: 10.5 and 10.6 (32-bit Intel and 64-bit Intel)
  • Microsoft: Windows Server 2000 (SP4 or later), Windows Server 2003
    (SP1 or later) and Windows XP Client OS
  • Fedora Linux: Core 4 and later (32-bit Intel and 64-bit Intel)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 (32-bit Intel and 64-bit Intel)

  • Supported WebNative Clients

    WebNative client production users running Macintosh OS 9 or Macintosh OS X can connect to the WebNative server over AFP and mount volumes onto their Mac client desktops. Upon optional enrollment in Xinet PC Support, an unlimited number of Windows production users can connect to the WebNative server and mount volumes onto their Windows client desktops.

    All web users can connect to the WebNative server through any standard web browser, from machines running Macintosh OS 9, Macintosh OS X, or Microsoft Windows-compatible PCs.

    Supported Platforms for Integrated Backup/Recovery

    WebNative Archive integrates with two types of third-party backup and recovery software. The backend software you need is determined by the WebNative server platform that you use:

    Macintosh OS X Intel, Linux, Sun Sparc-Solaris
    FlashNet, from Software Generation Ltd. (SGL), is the backup software that integrates with WebNative Archive on Unix servers. A license for FlashNet and one FlashNet Jukebox Module (which provides control for a single tape changer with up to 40 slots and 2 drives) is included with your purchase of a new license of WebNative Archive on Unix. Additional modules for different sized tape-changers and high-speed device support can be purchased as needed to add archiving capacity. For more information, see our FlashNet page.

    Microsoft Windows
    Backup Exec from Symantec is the backup software required for integration with WebNative Archive on Windows servers. A license for Backup Exec is not included with WebNative Archive but can be purchased from Symantec or through your Authorized Xinet Integrator.